about us

Tark's Grill & Bar is a contemporary American restaurant located in the center of fashionable Green Spring Station. Serving delicious food with warm service in a relaxed, comfortable setting.

Executive Chef James Jennings prepares an original menu of classic comfort foods with a twist. With weekly specials including a la carte Sunday brunch, slow roasted decadent prime rib, happy hour appetizers and specialty cocktails, there’s something for everyone. Grab a friend, bring the family and enjoy!

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tark's history

Tark's Grill opened at Green Spring Station in 2008 and was purchased by current operators, Gino Cardinale & Bruce Bodie, in October 2016. Gino & Bruce are also the owners of City Cafe, a favorite restaurant located in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon neighborhood, which they opened together in 1994.

Tark's is located in the same spot as the iconic, Harvey's at Green Spring Station, which enjoyed a successful two-decade run before closing in 2000.

Today's Tark's Grill & Bar, lead by Chef & Partner James Jennings and a professional management team, offers a stylish, yet approachable, neighborhood dining experience.

Our seasonally changing menu and always warm hospitality makes Tark's Grill & Bar perfect for almost any occasion.

We're committed to being Green Spring Valley's best all-around local restaurant. Whether it's your first time or one of many visits, we welcome you to be our guest and look forward to seeing you often.

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james jennings

Executive Chef

Tark's kitchen is directed by Executive Chef & Partner James Jennings. Chef James is also the inspiration behind City Cafe's menu and dining experience. Adding to his expertise, Chef James was the former Chef de Cuisine at The Food Market and Sous Chef in San Francisco under Chef Michael Mina.